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Pan-African short film competition.

Young African filmmakers are invited to take part in a short-film competition exploring the challenges facing the African continent and the ways in which Africans have and have not risen to meet them....
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Nairobi gallery walk.

Nairobi-based cultural organisation AfricanColours is organising a tour of some of Nairobi
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Wildebeest migration to change.

The annual migration of wildebeest and zebra from Tanzania
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M-Pesa money transfers in Kenya.

Kenyans can now make use of a new service allowing them to send and receive money by mobile phone. The scheme, called M-Pesa, is a joint initiative of Vodafone and Kenya
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Phoenix Players call for help.

Ian Mbugua, director of the Phoenix Players, has launched an appeal for help as dwindling attendance figures threaten the future of the leading semi-professional repertory theatre company in Nairobi....
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Nairobi students to get Google Apps.

Some 50,000 students at the University of Nairobi are to benefit from improved access to web-based communication tools following a deal between Kenya Education Network and the US-based web giant Googl...
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Lola Kenya Screen.

Organisers of Lola Kenya Screen, Africa
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Virgin to launch London-Nairobi route.

Virgin Atlantic is to begin operating daily flights between London and Nairobi on 2 June. Flights from Nairobi
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Tracking Kenya’s parliament.

Kenyans interested in following the activities of their representatives in parliament can now do so on an innovative new website, The brainchild of two Kenyan bloggers, Ory Okolloh a...
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Grain trade summit in Kenya.

The Eastern Africa Grain Council in Nairobi is to host the second African grain trade summit from 18-19 April on the theme
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Kenya’s new business paper.

Nation Media Group, Kenya
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KCSE results released.

Dickens Omanga Omosa of Friends Kamusinga High School on the slopes of Mount Elgon in western Kenya came top overall in last year
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Regional anthem for East Africa.

A process is underway to choose an East African regional anthem as part of efforts to foster cooperation among Kenyans, Ugandans and Tanzanians, the
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Property and home exhibition.

The annual property and home living exhibition in Nairobi is taking place at the Sarit Centre in Westlands on 21-25 February. The exhibition, supported by the institute of surveyors of Kenya, focuses...
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New voter registration drive in March.

The national electoral commission has announced a new voter registration campaign in March for general elections later this year. The initiative follows an initial drive in August-September last year,...
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Rift Valley Fever death toll rises.

148 people have died as a result of the Rift Valley Fever epidemic that is affecting five out of the country
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Final day of World Social Forum.

Delegates at the World Social Forum in Nairobi are to abandon Moi International Sports Centre on 25 January for a series of closing events in and around the central Uhuru park. The final day of the si...
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Poor Kenyans to enter WSF free of charge.

Poor people living in Nairobi can take part in what is left of the World Social Forum (WSF) free of charge after the organisers decided to waive the registration fee for Kenyans. The decision follows...
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Silence at WSF in memory of Kapuscinski.

Delegates at the World Social Forum (WSF) in Nairobi held a minute


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